Steve Betts

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    January 17, 2012

    The State of Sustainability, Golden Globe GIFs, and a New Trailer for Linotype

    Welcome to the Morning Buzz, a catch-up on interesting happenings around the city and country and a quick guide to what (and who) to keep your eyes on. We'll be here, first thing every weekday, to get you going. Here's what's buzzing this morning:‚Äč1. The State of Sustainability in Metro P ... More >>

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    January 31, 2002

    National Football Cartel

    How the Arizona Cardinals and their NFL brethren exert monopoly power to extract billions of dollars from American taxpayers

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    March 9, 2000

    BOB's a Bust

    Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.

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    August 5, 1999

    Growing Complicated

    Already, the state's grand plan for halting urban sprawl appears doomed

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    November 5, 1998

    The Continuing Adventures of Big Red

    Jane wins--now will she finally dump the Granny Hull act and spring into action?

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    October 22, 1998

    Why Growing Smarter Will Grow Old Fast

    The so-called Growing Smarter measure would prevent the state from enacting strict growth controls. At the same time, however, it would free up $220 million for land preservation.

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    March 14, 1996

    End of a Smear

    County Attorney Richard Romley thought he had parlayed a trivial investigation into the resignation of one of his chief political rivals. But Attorney General Grant Woods decided that his top assistant would not be sacrificed to prosecutorial overreaching